MEIKLE, Thomas
(Service number 14970)

Aliases Tom
First Rank Last Rank


Date 26 May 1890 Place of Birth Edinburgh Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date 25 January 1916 Age 25 years
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience NZ Mounted Rifles - 2½ years
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mr A. MEIKLE (father), Church Street West, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information Height 5 feet 5 inches. Weight 9 stone 5 lbs. Chest measurement 37 inches. Complexion fair. Eyes blue. Hair brown. Sight - both eyes 6/6.

Military Service

Served with Australian Imperial Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Biographical Notes

Thomas Meikle was the son of Alexander Meikle and his first wife, Jane Davidson née McBain.


Timaru Herald, 11 & 24 December 1917 (Papers Past) [8 November 1913; 25 October 2016]

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